Changes and Improvements in MariaDB 10.6

MariaDB 10.6 is the current long-term maintenance stable version. The first stable release was in July 2021, and it will be maintained until July 2026.


New Features & Improvements

Atomic DDL

SQL Syntax

Oracle Compatibility


Replication, Galera and Binlog

Sys Schema

  • Bundle sys-schema, a collection of views, functions and procedures to help administrators get insight into database usage. (MDEV-9077)

Performance Schema

Information Schema

Storage Engines

Character Sets

  • The utf8 character set (and related collations) is now by default an alias for utf8mb3 rather than the other way around. It can be set to imply utf8mb4 by changing the value of the old_mode system variable (MDEV-8334)



InnoDB Variables

The following deprecated variables have been removed (MDEV-23397):

Security Vulnerabilities Fixed in MariaDB 10.6

For a complete list of security vulnerabilities (CVEs) fixed across all versions of MariaDB, see the Security Vulnerabilities Fixed in MariaDB page.

List of All MariaDB 10.6 Releases


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